B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
Morningside College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Great Plains Athletic Conference
Address
1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106

Morningside College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1120
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$21,304/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,907/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,967/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,443/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,857/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,699/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.22 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.22 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,277Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
60%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.30 responses
Poll
75%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Libral Arts
    47%
  • Sporty
    35%
  • Liberal Arts
    18%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses
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Morningside college is a great private school. The class sizes are small and very teacher to student oriented. The teachers and staff at Morningside College actually care about you and your future. They are willing to do what it takes to get you on the right path; they will work with you! One thing I would like to see change on Morningside's campus is the outside activity in the fall and spring. Morningside has a beautiful campus and there is always students walking around. However, I would love to see more activities outside and involvement. Perhaps this could be done through groups and organizations on campus!
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Great campus! Everyone was nice there. Food was also really good. ;) When walking around the campus I felt like I was at my home away from home. It didn't feel like you were in Sioux City, Iowa. The dorms were also a decent size and were very nice. The teachers that I talked to were wonderful. Guaranteed a job in your field before or after graduation.
Many students participate in either playing the sport or supporting the team. Everyone cheers on the sports because all of the students are close with one another. Because Morningside is a small school, students who cheer actually know everyone who is playing. The athletic teams are very successful; the cross-country and football teams were amazing this year. The facilities are amazing and extremely friendly to students who don't participate in athletics. The gym is always open and has some very nice equipment that is definitely up to date!